NeoOffice 3.2 Release Notes

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Current Version

The latest version of NeoOffice is: 3.2.

NeoOffice 3.2 requires an Intel Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.5.8 or higher. Some Aqua features will appear differently depending on your version of Mac OS X.

(NeoOffice 3.1.2 is still available for users with PowerPC Macs running Mac OS X 10.4.11 or 10.5.8 or Intel Macs running 10.4.11.)

You can find the MD5SUMs for current NeoOffice downloads (main binary, language packs, and patches) on the NeoOffice MD5 Checksums page.


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Current Patch

3.2 Patch-17 is now available.

The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Prevented appending an unwanted "/" character to filenames in Save dialogues in the latest Mac OS X 10.7 seed

Note: 3.2 Patch-17 requires a full installation of NeoOffice 3.2 and will not install on any version of NeoOffice 3.1.2 or NeoOffice 3.2 Beta. Patch-17 includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.

Older Patches

3.2 Patch-3: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • When resizing a window, the entire window is no longer repainted white
  • Using the “Index” page style no longer creates a separate print job
  • Fixed the Quick Look generator to no longer ignore template files

3.2 Patch-2: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Prevented flickering in Open and Save dialogs on Mac OS X 10.7 Developer Preview 2
  • Improved responsiveness of the first click on the menu bar or first use of a keyboard shortcut

3.2 Patch-1: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed a crash that could occur with older Java versions when clicking on the Mac OS X menubar or pressing certain Help buttons

NeoOffice 3.2 includes all of the code in NeoOffice 3.2 Beta with Patch-3 plus fixes for several bugs reported by our users after NeoOffice 3.2 Beta Patch-3 was released. Below is a list of the bugs in NeoOffice 3.2 Beta with Patch-3 that we fixed in NeoOffice 3.2:

  • Fixed a bug where NeoOffice no longer put temporary files within FileVault folder
  • Fixed a problem where Export to PDF causes stretched glyphs to be miskerned

New Features in NeoOffice 3.2

If you have not downloaded a release of NeoOffice since version 3.1.2, there are several new features in NeoOffice 3.2. Some of the most significant include:

  • Mac OS X 10.7 Lion compatibility; the following components were rewritten to ensure compatibility with Mac OS X 10.7:
    • Text layout and rendering
    • Copy and paste
    • Drag and drop
  • Expanded font support using CoreText (including support for Windows OpenType fonts for right-to-left and complex scripts)
  • Significant reduction in size of PDF files

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